Tagged With Shale
Shale starts giving (a little bit) back
16 February 2018
Producers are funneling more cash into share buybacks and dividends after months of pressure from shareholders to boost returns
US gas galore
16 February 2018
Returns have been more difficult to find than gas in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays. New pipelines opening up fresh markets and better wells could help improve things
Chinese bear trap
12 February 2018
Oil demand is in for another good year, but gas will be the standout. And the country's oil majors are coming back to the market
Demand growth now the focus for oil market
8 February 2018
Surging supply threatens to overwhelm balances, unless consumers come to the rescue
Pumping the US brakes
7 February 2018
Output will rise again in 2018, but less drilling and greater capital discipline will slow growth
Buyer's market
31 January 2018
Deal making recovered in 2017 and will continue to pick up in 2018 as investors look for new growth opportunities
Drillers holding fire
30 January 2018
Unless oil prices surge, drilling activity will remain subdued next year. Any increase will breed cost inflation
Oil demand: Beware the gap
26 January 2018
Forget a peak—falling production from existing fields should be the market’s immediate focus
False dawn for oil
26 January 2018
EVs, fuel-economy standards and perceptions of supply abundance are not about to end oil-market volatility
Oil through the worse?
22 January 2018
Opec cut, shale grew, stocks fell, demand soared, prices rose and balance—the oil market's magic word—drew near
US tight oil turning over a new leaf?
18 December 2017
A shale sector that emphasised returns over production growth would be a win from both shareholders and oil markets
How resilient has US shale become?
8 December 2017
Genuine gains have been made, but the industry will need further technological breakthroughs to overcome the geology
Opec and non-Opec agree a rollover, with caveats
1 December 2017
Cuts extended to end-2018, but with a built-in escape hatch—and an implicit threat to other producers
US tight oil: Too light, too sweet
24 November 2017
International buyers' appetite may start to wane in 2018
US growth machine
3 November 2017
The Permian has transformed from a dying giant to one of the world's most important oilfields in less than a decade
US sound and fury
2 November 2017
Trump's deregulations will only touch the margins of production, but he will generate plenty of geopolitical risk
Jordan—rocks to watts
28 September 2017
Jordan is hoping that burning oil shale to create power will be a significant step towards greater energy independence
End of a golden era for refiners?
22 September 2017
Refiners may struggle to keep making the profits of recent years, but there's life in the sector yet
Don't hold your breath for Russian shale
21 September 2017
The Bazhenov deposit holds a lot of oil, but a repeat of the American shale bonanza is by no means imminent
US shale—more where that came from
15 September 2017
America's shale industry is showing few signs of slowing down this year
Harvey tanks exports and production
8 September 2017
The hurricane seized up much of the Gulf Coast's infrastructure that keeps oil and fuel flowing to markets
Hurricane Harvey's energy impact
29 August 2017
A storm-ravaged Gulf Coast faces a large and complex recovery that could take longer than energy investors expect
BHP's shale for sale
23 August 2017
The mining company will bow out of its US shale venture after pressure from activist investors
US oil output set to reach record high
18 August 2017
The country's production has surged this year and is showing no signs of a slowdown
Cracks in the US shale recovery?
27 July 2017
Oil bulls shouldn't get too excited about those capex cuts yet
US cost inflation: the comeback
26 July 2017
After three years of sharp declines, costs are rising again on higher drilling activity in America's tight oil patch